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PFA Public WORKSHOPS

Learn expert strategies to help create your college and career plan

3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success

A 60-minute workshop designed to educate families about the best practices and key deadlines of the college planning process by covering topics including college admissions, paying for college, college transition, professional development and career planning. Free and open to the public.

 


3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Hinsdale Central HS Boosters (3S)

Tue, Sep 25 7:00 PM

Hinsdale Community House

415 W. 8th Street | Rotary Rooms North & South Hinsdale, IL 60521

Full Details

3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Oak Park (3S)

Wed, Oct 3 7:00 PM

Percy Julian Middle School - Commons

416 S. Ridgeland | Oak Park, IL 60302

Full Details

3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Northbrook Public Library (3S)

Thu, Oct 4 7:00 PM

Northbrook Public Library

1201 Cedar Lane | Pollak Room A&B Northbrook, IL 60062

Full Details

3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Hosted by TigerPAWS @ Wheaton-Warrenville South High School (3S)

Tue, Oct 9 7:00 PM

Wheaton-Warrenville South High School

1993 Tiger Trail | Large Auditorium Wheaton, IL 60189

Full Details

3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Neuqua Valley High School (3S)

Mon, Oct 15 7:00 PM

Neuqua Valley High School

2360 95th Street | Forum Room C202 Naperville, IL 60564

Full Details

3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Buffalo Grove/Alcott Center (3S)

Tue, Oct 23 7:00 PM

Buffalo Grove Park District/Alcott Center

Large Meeting Room | 530 Bernard Drive Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

Full Details

3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - PFA Headquarters (3S)

Sat, Oct 27 9:00 AM

Partners For Achievement

One Mid America Plaza | Conference Room 100 - 1st Floor Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

Full Details

3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Wilmette (3S)

Mon, Oct 29 7:00 PM

The Mallinckrodt Center - Wilmette

1041A Ridge Road | Wilmette, IL 60091

Full Details

3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Hinsdale South High School hosted by the HSHS Booster Club (3S)

Wed, Nov 7 7:00 PM

Hinsdale South High School

7401 Clarendon Hills Rd | Large Theater Darien, IL 60561

Full Details

3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Downers Grove Public Library (3S)

Thu, Nov 8 7:00 PM

Downers Grove Public Library

1050 Curtiss Street | Meeting Room North Downers Grove, IL 60515

Full Details

3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - PFA Headquarters (3S)

Sat, Nov 10 9:00 AM

Partners For Achievement

One Mid America Plaza | Conference Room 100 - 1st Floor Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

Full Details

3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Naperville Public Library - 95th Street (3S)

Tue, Dec 4 7:00 PM

Naperville Public Library - 95th Street

3015 Cedar Glade Road | Room A - Lower Level Naperville, IL 60564

Full Details

3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Nichols Library - Naperville (3S)

Tue, Jan 15 7:00 PM

Nichols Library

200 W. Jefferson | Community Room Naperville, IL 60540

Full Details

3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success - Oak Park Public Library (3S)

Thu, Jan 24 7:00 PM

Oak Park Public Library

834 Lake Street | Veterans Room Oak Park, IL 60301

Full Details

The Top 10 Things Every Middle School Parent Should Know About Planning for College (3S)

Wed, Apr 10 1:30 PM

Clarendon Hills Middle School

301 Chicago Avenue | Clarendon Hills, IL 60514

Full Details

 

 

Host a PFA Workshop

Partners For Achievement welcomes the opportunity to share our passion and expertise. Since our inception, we have partnered with more than 60 schools, community organizations (libraries, churches, chambers of commerce, and non-profits), sports programs and corporations to host one of our 3 Steps to College Planning and Career Success workshops.

 

Please let us know if you are interested in hosting an evening or weekend seminar, a lunch-and-learn at your office or contact us for information regarding our booster club, PTO and sports fundraisers.

 

Contact our Community Outreach Director: outreach@pfachievement.com

Workshop Presentation Topics
College Planning: Admissions & Applications

School List Development – Major Selection – College Visits

Resume Building – Essay Writing – ACT/SAT Test Prep

College Interviews – Application Recommendations – Deadlines

 

Paying for College: Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial Aid Overview – FAFSA – CSS Profile

Need-Based Aid – Private Scholarships – Merit Money

Budget Parameters – Award Assessments – Financial Aid Appeals

 

Student Mentoring: College Transition & Career Readiness

Goal Setting – Support Services – Degree Requirements

Identifying Mentors – Networking Tips – Career Readiness

Job Shadowing – Internship Opportunities – Job Search

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